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Agrawal, Govind P.

Agrawal, Govind P.

  • James C. Wyant Professor of Optics and Physics
    LLE Distinguished Scientist

Website

Interests: theoretical optical physics

Ahrens, Thomas

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023
Faiza Akbar

Akbar, Faiza

  • Postdoctoral Associate
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Akinyemi, Olayinka

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor David Mathews
  • Research Group: Computational Biology
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Albarran, Ricky

  • Financial Accountant

Albattal, Abdulziz Faisal

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
Atma Anand

Anand, Atma

  • PhD Student, PASSAGE Treasurer
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Jonathan Carrol-Nellenback, Eric Blackman and John Tarduno
  • Research Group: Astrophysics

Anderson, Eric

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022

Arcuri, Addison

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Armstrong, Abigail

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Petros Tzeferacos
  • Research Group: Computational Astrophysics

Arnold, Brennan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Suxing Hu
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics
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Arroyo-Rivera, Edgar Samuel

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Robert Boyd
  • Research Group: Optics

Aspinwall, Kelly

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022

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Zachariah Barfield

Barfield, Zachariah

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Dustin Froula
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics

Barraza, Diego

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023

Beaulieu, Michelle

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Doug Kelley
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter
Segev BenZvi

BenZvi, Segev Y.

  • Associate Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental astroparticle physics

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Bergstralh, Dan T.

  • Assistant Professor of Biology and Physics

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Interests: Cell biology and experimental biological physics

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Bermejo Climent, Jose

  • Postdoctoral Associate
Betti, Riccardo

Betti, Riccardo

  • Robert L. McCrory Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Physics
    LLE Chief Scientist

Interests: theoretical plasma physics

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Bhatt Dinesha, Dhanush

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Bob Boyd
  • Research Group: Optics
Bigelow, Nicholas P.

Bigelow, Nicholas P.

  • Lee A. DuBridge Professor of Physics and Optics
    LLE Distinguished Scientist

Website

Interests: experimental atomic; molecular and optical physics

David Bishel

Bishel, David

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professors Rip Collins and Ryan Rygg
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics
Nick Black

Black, Andy (Nick)

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professor Robert Boyd
  • Research Group: Optics
Blackman, Eric G.

Blackman, Eric G.

  • Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    LLE Distinguished Scientist

Website

Interests: theoretical astrophysics and plasma physics

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Blok, Machiel

  • Assistant Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: quantum information processing with superconducting circuits

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Bocko, Mark F.

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Physics
    CEIS Director

Interests: experimental condensed-matter physics

Arie Bodek

Bodek, Arie

  • George E. Pake Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

Boucher, Adam

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Boyd, Robert W.

  • M. Parker Givens Professor of Optics and Physics

Website

Interests: experimental atomic; molecular and optical physics

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Brown, Zachery

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Regina Demina
  • Research Group: Cosmology

Brown, Peter

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023

Brunacini, Nathaniel

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Budd, Howard S.

  • Senior Scientist and Senior Laboratory Engineer

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Burns, Matthew

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Burrows, Bill

  • Financial Manager

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Cai, Xinxin

  • Postdoctoral Associate
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Cammarota, Christian

  • PhD Student, Barnard Fellowship Winner
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Dan Bergstralh
  • Research Group: Biological Physics

Cao, Hoang Minh

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Cardenas, Jaime

  • Assistant Professor of Optics and Physics

Website

Interests: nanophotonics, integrated photonics, biophotonics, lasers, nonlinear photonics

Carpenter, Margaret

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
Johnathon Carroll-Nellenback

Carroll-Nellenback, Jonathan

  • CIRC Computational Scientist
    Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Interests: Formation and evolution of molecular clouds and cores

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Cassidy, Linda

  • Graduate Coordinator

Chakraborty, Abhishek

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Andrew Jordan
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics

Champion, Elizabeth

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Machiel Blok
  • Research Group: Quantum Information Science

Chandrasekharan, Gaayatri

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021

Chang, Victor

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023

Chapman, Stephen

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022

Chin, Alex

  • PhD Candidate, Awarded DOE NNSA SSGF - 2019
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professors Rip Collins and Ryan Rygg
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics

Chng, Benjamin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Pengfei (Frank) Huo
  • Research Group: Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
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Cline, Douglas

  • Professor of Physics (Research)

Website

Interests: experimental nuclear physics

Rip Collins

Collins, Gilbert 'Rip'

  • Tracy Hyde Harris Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Physics
    LLE Senior Scientist
    LLE Associate Director for Academics, Science and Technology

Website

Interests: high energy density physics

Converse, Marcus

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Frank Wolfs
  • Research Group: Astroparticle Physics
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Culver, Myron W.

  • Sr. Lab Engineer & Bldg. Manager
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Czupryniak, Robert

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Andrew Jordan
  • Research Group: theoretical quantum optics

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D'Souza, Justin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Shuai Zhang
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics Theory
Christopher Danly

Danly, Christopher

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Riccardo Betti
  • Research Group: Plasma and Lasers
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Das, Ashok

  • Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: theoretical elementary-particle physics

Debmalya Das

Das, Debmalya

  • Post Doctoral Associate

Dasenbrock-Gammon, Nathan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Ranga Dias
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
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De Barbaro, Pawel

  • Senior Scientist and Senior Laboratory Engineer

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Degenkolb, Tanner

  • Sr. Analyst/Programmer
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Demina, Regina

  • Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

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Dery, Hanan

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Physics

Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics

Ranga Dias

Dias, Ranga

  • Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Physics

Website

Interests: experimental condensed matter physics

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DiMino, Tony

  • Lab Technician

Dong, Xue

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Will Renninger
  • Research Group: Optics
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Douglass, David H.

  • Professor of Physics (Research)

Website

Interests: experimental condensed-matter physics; climate science

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Douglass, Kelly A.

  • Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy (Instructional)
    Director C.E.K. Mees Observatory

Website

Interests: observational extragalactic astronomy

Drakeley, Lewis

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Druszkiewicz, Eryk

  • Research Engineer
Joseph Dulemba

Dulemba, Joseph

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Professor Regina Demina
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Durazo, Anna

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023

Durkee, Dylan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Ranga Dias
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

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Eberly, Joseph H.

  • Andrew Carnegie Professor of Physics and Optics

Website

Interests: theoretical atomic; molecular and optical physics

Ben Ecker

Ecker, Benjamin R

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2011
  • Advisor: Professor Yongli Gao
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

Elias, Joel

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Kevin McFarland
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Elias, Eric

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022

Ellaboudy, Ammar

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Aran Garcia-Bellido
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics
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Erez, Irem Nesli

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Pierre Gourdain
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics
Matthew Evans

Evans, Matthew

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Pierre Gourdain
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics

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Fan, Jonathan

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023

Flint, Serena

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics and Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Forrest, William J.

  • Professor of Astronomy (Research)

Interests: astrophysics; observational astronomy

Thomas Foster

Foster, Thomas H.

  • Professor of Imaging Sciences, Emeritus
    Professor Physics and Optics

Website

Interests: experimental biological physics

Ignacio Franco

Franco, Ignacio

  • Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physics
  • Leonard Mandel Faculty Fellow

Website

Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics

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Frank, Adam

  • Helen F. & Fred H. Gowen Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    LLE Distinguished Scientist

Website

Interests: theoretical astrophysics and plasma physics

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Froula, Dustin

  • LLE Distinguished Scientist
    LLE Director PULSE Division
    Professor of Physics (Research)

Interests: experimental plasma physics

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Gaffney, Fiona

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
Yongli Gao

Gao, Yongli

  • Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental condensed-matter physics

Aran Garcia-Bellido

Garcia-Bellido, Aran

  • Associate Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

Gashinsky, Joseph

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
Gourab Ghoshal

Ghoshal, Gourab

  • Associate Professor of Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science
    Asaro-Biggar ’92 Family Fellow

Website

Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics and data science

Glichowski, Joseph

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Goshadze, Rati

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Valentin Karasev
  • Research Group: Theoretical Plasma/Laser Physics
Pierre Alexandre Gourdain

Gourdain, Pierre-Alexandre

  • Associate Professor of Physics
    LLE Staff Scientist

Website

Interests: experimental plasma physics

Griston, Molly

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022
griswold spencer

Griswold, Spencer

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Segev BenZvi
  • Research Group: Astroparticle Physics
Chunlei Guo

Guo, Chunlei

  • Professor of Optics and Physics
    LLE Senior Scientist

Website

Interests: experimental condensed-matter and optical physics

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haber elisha

Haber, Elisha

  • PhD Student, Received NSF GRFP Honorable Mention
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Nick Bigelow
  • Research Group: Experimental Quantum Optics
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Haberberger, Daniel

  • LLE Staff Scientist
    Physics Research Scientist
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Haefner, Ralf

  • Assistant Professor of Brain & Cognitive Sciences and Physics

Website

Interests: computational neuroscience

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Hagen, Carl R.

  • Professor of Physics (Research)

Interests: theoretical elementary-particle physics

Hainsworth, Liam

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2023

Hannan, Nafiz

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Timothy Baran
  • Research Group: Biological Physics
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Hansen, Edward

  • Advanced Researcher

Hare, Honor

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Aran Garcia-Bellido
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics
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Harris, Deborah

  • Visiting Professor of Physics and Astronomy
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Hasson, Hannah

  • PhD Student, PASSAGE Secretary
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Pierre Gourdain
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics

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Hemsley, Keagan

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Hendricks, Connie

  • Senior Accountant
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Herrera Flor, Alan Yuseth

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Regina Demina
  • Research Group: High Energy Physics
Joshua Hinz

Hinz, Joshua

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Valentin Karasev, Sr. Scientist at the LLE
  • Research Group: Theoretical Plasma/Laser Physics
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Hioe, Foek T.

  • Adj. Sr. Research Associate (Professor of Physics St. John Fisher College) of Theoretical Quantum Optics
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Hoang, Nhat Bin

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Holmes, Kurt

  • Superintendent C.E.K. Mees Observatory
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Howell, Ryan

  • PhD Candidate, Awarded DOE SCGSR - 2019
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Steve Manly
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Hraki, Jenna

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Hu, Le

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Andrew Jordan
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics

Huang, Irwin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
Maggie Huff

Huff, Maggie

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professors Rip Collins and Ryan Rygg
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics

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Jiang, Mingxuan

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Jones, Connie

  • Administrative Assistant
Jeffery Jones

Jones, Jeffery W.

  • POA Library Section Supervisor
Andrew Jordan

Jordan, Andrew N.

  • Professor of Physics (Research)

Website

Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics

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Jussiau, Etienne

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Interests: theoretical quantum optics

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kandel yaad

Kandel, Yadav (Yaad)

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor John Nichol
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

Karmakar, Tathagata

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Andrew Jordan
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics

Website

Sean Kelty

Kelty, Sean

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professor Gourab Ghoshal
  • Research Group: Theoretical Condensed Matter
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Khaitan, Dev Ashish

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Khan, Darman

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Khukhunaishvili, Aleko

  • Research Associate

Khumayis, Deema

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022

Kim, Jaesung

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Kish, Ayden

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Adam Sefkow
  • Research Group: Plasma/Laser Physics
Peter Knight

Knight, Peter

  • Professor of Physics (Research)

Website

Interests: theoretical atomic; molecular and optical physics

Robert Knox

Knox, Robert S.

  • Professor of Physics, Emeritus

Website

Interests: theoretical biological physics

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Korjenevski, Sergey

  • Research Engineer

Kotorashvili, Ketevan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Eric Blackman
  • Research Group: Theoretical Astrophysics

Kovach, Kevin

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2022

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Labarca, Anthony

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023

Lachat, Mitchell

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Steven Manly
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

La Rue, Gavin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Nick Vamivakas
  • Research Group: Experimental Quantum Optics and Condensed Matter
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Latta, Carol E.

  • Tours Director, Mees Observatory Summer Tours

Lawrence, Nicholas

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023
Luis Leal

Leal, Luis

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professor Riccardo Betti
  • Research Group: Theoretical Plasma/Laser Physics

Lin, Zihao

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023
Baowei Liu

Liu, Baowei

  • Computational Scientist of Astronomy & Astrophysics

Liu, Hongbo

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Lu, Yingchao

  • Postdoctoral Associate

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Madathil, Joseph

  • Senior Laboratory Engineer
Dan Mager

Mager, Daniel F.

  • Senior Laboratory Engineer
Steve Manly

Manly, Steven L.

  • Professor of Physics
    Chair, Physics and Astronomy Department

Website

Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

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Markwick, Robert

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Adam Frank
  • Research Group: Astrophysics
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Marshall, Christopher

  • Assistant Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: High Energy Physics

Martino, Michele

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022

McCarthy, Morgan Elise

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Frank Wolfs
  • Research Group: Astroparticle Physics
Robert McCrory

McCrory, Robert L.

  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Physics, Emeritus

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Interests: theoretical plasma physics and laser physics

Kevin McFarland

McFarland, Kevin S.

  • Dr. Steven Chu Professor of Physics

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Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

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McGowan, Aaron M.

  • Senior Lecturer of Physics at RIT, Visiting Scientist

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Brian McIntyre

McIntyre, Brian L.

  • Technical Manager, URNANO
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McKie, Max

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Dustin Froula
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics

McMillen, Kyle

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Dustin Froula and Jessica Shaw
  • Research Group: Relativistic Laser-Plasma Experiments
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McMurtry, Craig W.

  • Senior Research Engineer

Medahinne Gedara, Chandema Mihirangi Kumari

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Machiel Blok
  • Research Group: Quantum Information Science

Mei, Yuhan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Joseph Eberly
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics
Adrian Melissinos

Melissinos, Adrian C.

  • Professor of Physics, Emeritus

Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

Meyn, Murphy

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022

Micallef, Jack

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Michta, David

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Mills, Summer

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Milonni, Peter W.

  • Professor of Physics (Research)

Website

Interests: theoretical atomic; molecular and optical physics

Fatima Min Rivas

Min Rivas, Fatima

  • PhD Student, PASSAGE VP of Fellowship, NDSEG Fellowship Winner
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Doug Kelley
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

Mishtaku, Gebri

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Mitchell, Benjamin R.

  • POA Librarian

Mohapatra, Ananya

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Petros Tzeferacos
  • Research Group: Computational Astrophysics

Moon, Jacqueline

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Murray, Lee

  • Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Physics and Astronomy

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Interests: climate science; physics and chemistry of Earth's atmosphere

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Nakajima, Miki

  • Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
    Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

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Interests: Dynamics of planetary impacts; Evolution of planetary interiors; Planet formation and evolution; Early Earth, Earth-Moon formation; Modeling Enceladus plumes; Origin of the Martian moons; Exomoon formation; Space missions

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Nguyen, Khanh Linh (Linh)

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Dustin Froula
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics
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Nguyen, Quang

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Nick Vamivakas
  • Research Group: Experimental Quantum Optics and Condensed Matter

Nguyen, Long Duc

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Bob Boyd
  • Research Group: Optics
John Nichol

Nichol, John M.

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  • Associate Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: experimental quantum information processing and condensed-matter physics

Nichols, Katarina

  • PhD Student - - Strickland Fellowship Winner
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Suxing Hu
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics

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Jenni Oliver

Oliver, Jenni

  • Grant & Data Manager
Andrew Olivier

Olivier, Andrew

  • PhD Candidate, Awarded NSF GRFP - 2019
  • Advisor: Professor Steve Manly
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Ollis, Trevor

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Nick Vamivakas
  • Research Group: Experimental Quantum Optics and Condensed Matter

Orio, Cooper

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
Lynne Orr

Orr, Lynne H.

  • C. E. Kenneth Mees Professor of Physics
    Director of Graduate Studies

Interests: theoretical elementary-particle physics; financial physics

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Panjwani, Aliza

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Pantell, Hadley

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professors Rip Collins and Ryan Rygg
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics

Paramanick, Shubhonkar

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor John Tarduno
  • Research Group: Astrophysics

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Park, Yuju

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2023
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Parker, Rayleigh

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Machiel Blok
  • Research Group: Quantum Information Science

Parmar, Nukulsinh

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Aran Garcia-Bellido
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Paz, Angel

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023

Peters, Olaposi

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023

Porcelli, Margaret

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022

Poudyal, Bibandhan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Gourab Ghoshal
  • Research Group: Theoretical Condensed Matter

Prichard, Everett

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023

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Qie, Yufan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Frank Wolfs
  • Research Group: Astroparticle Physics
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Quillen, Alice C.

  • Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    LLE Senior Scientist

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Interests: theoretical astrophysics and observational astronomy

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Rahim, Aliya Abdul

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Undergrad class of 2023
Sarada Rajeev

Rajeev, Sarada G.

  • Professor of Physics and Mathematics

Website

Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics

Dillon Ramsey

Ramsey, Dillon

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Dustin Froula
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics

Ratajczak, Joshua

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2022

Reed, Kai

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022
Nicholas Reilly

Reilly, Nicholas

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Judith Pipher
  • Research Group: Astrophysics
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Ren, Chuang

  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Physics

Interests: theoretical plasma physics

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Renninger, William

  • Assistant Professor of Optics & Physics

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Reyes, Adam

  • Advanced Researcher

Rincon, Hernan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Segev BenZvi
  • Research Group: Astroparticle Physics/Cosmology

Ringhand, Kristin

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Judy Pipher
  • Research Group: Astrophysics
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Rogers, Spencer

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Andrew Jordan
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics
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Rothberg, Lewis

  • Professor of Chemistry and Physics

Website

Interests: experimental condensed-matter physics

Adam Rubinstein

Rubinstein, Adam

  • PhD Student, PASSAGE VP of Outreach
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Dan Watson
  • Research Group: Astrophysics
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Ruterbories, Daniel

  • Research Associate
Ryan Rygg

Rygg, Ryan

  • Assistant Professor (Research) of Mechanical Engineering and Physics
    LLE Senior Scientist
  • APS Fellow

Interests: high energy density physics

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Saporito, Jim

  • Laboratory Engineer

Sartalis, Nicole

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023

Schenk, Pamela

  • Office Manager

Schisler, Savannah

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Schroeder, Wolf-Udo

  • Professor of Chemistry and Physics

Website

Interests: experimental nuclear physics

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Scuderi, Laura J.

  • Administrator
Adam Sefkow

Sefkow, Adam

  • Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Physics

Website

Interests: Computational plasma physics

Sepeku, Edmund

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2022
Charles Seyler

Seyler, Charles E.

  • Professor (Research)

Interests: theoretical plasma physics

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Shapir, Yonathan

  • Professor of Physics, Chemical Engineering, and Mathematics

Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics

Sharma, Arnav

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2022

Shen, Zichen

  • Degree and Major: BA in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022

Siam, Uzair Tahamid

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023

Signor, Matthew

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Rip Collins
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics

Simmons, Daniel

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2023
Tanner Simpson

Simpson, Tanner

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Dustin Froula
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics

Singh, Alok

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Andrew Jordan
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics
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Skulski, Wojtek

  • Visiting Senior Scientist
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Slattery, Paul F.

  • Professor of Physics, Emeritus
    Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, Emeritus

Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

Smedley, Jack

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Chris Marshall
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Smith, Ethan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Rip Collins
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics

Smith, Trevor

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Smothers, Yvette

  • Secretary
Roman Sobolewski

Sobolewski, Roman

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Physics

Website

Interests: experimental condensed-matter physics

South, Lucas

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2022

Spielman, Rick

  • LLE Senior Scientist
    Professor (Research) of Physics
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Sprowal, Zaire

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professors Rip Collins and Ryan Rygg
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics
John Steinmetz

Steinmetz, John

  • PhD Student, PASSAGE VP of Mentorship
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professor Andrew Jordan
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics

Stromswold, Rachel

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor Ignacio Franco
  • Research Group: Theoretical Condensed Matter (Chemistry)
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Stroud, Carlos R.

  • Professor of Optics and Physics

Website

Interests: theoretical and experimental atomic; molecular and optical physics

Mehreen Sultana

Sultana, Mehreen

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Kevin McFarland
  • Research Group: High Energy Physics

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Greg Tabak

Tabak, Greg

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professors Rip Collins and Ryan Rygg
  • Research Group: High Energy Density Physics
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Tan, Chin Lung (Keane)

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Aran Garcia-Bellido
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics
John Tarduno

Tarduno, John A.

  • Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Physics and Astronomy
    LLE Distinguished Scientist
    Dean for Research in Arts, Sciences and Engineering

Website

Interests: experimental geodynamics; planetary science and astrophysics

tariq maida

Tariq, Maida

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Regina Demina
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics
Rhys Taus

Taus, Rhys

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2015
  • Advisor: Professor Arie Bodek
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Website

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Teitel, Stephen L.

  • Professor of Physics

Website

Interests: theoretical condensed-matter physics

Thapa Magar, Suraj

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2021
  • Advisor: Professor John Nichol
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter
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Thomas, John H.

  • Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Sciences, and Astronomy, Emeritus

Website

Interests: theoretical astrophysics

Edward Thorndike

Thorndike, Edward H.

  • Professor of Physics, Emeritus

Interests: experimental elementary-particle physics

Tinson, Cierra

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Tirumala, Sarat Chandra Kant

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Will Renninger
  • Research Group: Optics

Tiwari, Vashisth

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023

Tomlinson, Peter

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019

Torres Lopez, Jose Manuel

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Tzeferacos, Petros

  • Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy
  • LLE Senior Scientist

Website

Interests: computational astrophysics

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Uberoi, Navya

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Uzun, Yavuz

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Krishnan Padmanabhan
  • Research Group: Computational Biology

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Vamivakas, Nickolas A.

  • Professor of Optics and Physics
    Dean of Graduate Education and Post-Doctoral Affairs

Website

Interests: experimental quantum and nonlinear optics

VanDusen-Gross, Matthew

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Dustin Froula
  • Research Group: Plasma Physics
Hugh Van Horn

Van Horn, Hugh M.

  • Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Emeritus

Interests: theoretical astrophysics and plasma physics

verostek michael

Verostek Jr., Michael

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Profess Steve Manly and Ben Zwickl (RIT)
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics
Dylan Veyrat

Veyrat, Dylan

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2016
  • Advisor: Professor Segev BenZvi
  • Research Group: Astroparticle Physics/Cosmology
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Visser, Taco

  • Professor of Optics and Visiting Professor of Physics

Interests: theoretical optical physics

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Vuong, Quynh Huong

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Chris Marshall
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

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Wade, Lysa

  • Undergraduate Coordinator
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Wadhurawa Mudiyanselage, Hiranya Pasan Vindana

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Ranga Dias
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

Walelign, Habitamu

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor John Nichol
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

Wang, Zihao

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Machiel Blok
  • Research Group: Quantum Information Science

Wang, Annie

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022
Dan Watson

Watson, Dan M.

  • Professor of Physics and Astronomy
    LLE Senior Scientist

Website

Interests: astrophysics; observational astronomy

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Watson, Carla (Clay)

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  • PhD Student, PASSAGE President, Awarded NSF GRFP - 2019
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Stephen Wu
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter
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Weight, Braden

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Pengfei “Frank” Huo
  • Research Group: Non-adiabatic Quantum Evolution of Many-Body Systems and Light-Matter Interactions

Website

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West-Abdallah, Imani

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Pierre Gourdain
  • Research Group: Plasma physics
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Williams, Connor Alexander

  • PhD Candidate
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Riccardo Betti
  • Research Group: Plasma and Lasers
Frank Wolfs

Wolfs, Frank L. H.

  • Professor of Physics
    Director of Undergraduate Studies

Website

Interests: experimental astroparticle physics

Wolfs, Jean

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Chris Marshall
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics

Website

Clarence Wret

Wret, Clarence

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Interests: experimental neutrino physics

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Wu, Stephen

  • Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Physics

Website

Interests: Experimental condensed-matter physics

Wyatt, Benjamin

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023

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Xie, Songbo

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Joseph Eberly
  • Research Group: Theoretical Quantum Optics
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Xu, Yang

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Robert Boyd
  • Research Group: Optics

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Yanik, Kagan

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2022

Ye, Feiyang

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor John Nichol
  • Research Group: Experimental Condensed Matter

Yeltokov, Alikhan

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Dan Bergstralh
  • Research Group: Biological Physics

Young, James

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2018
  • Advisor: Professor Pierre Gourdain
  • Research Group: Plasma physics

Younis, Daniel H.

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2019
  • Advisor: Professor Joseph Eberly
  • Research Group: theoretical quantum optics

Youssef, Ebram Adel

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023
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Yu, Yu-Heng

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2020
  • Advisor: Professor Regina Demina
  • Research Group: Experimental High Energy Physics/Cosmology

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Xi-Cheng Zhang

Zhang, Xi-Cheng

  • M. Parker Givens Professor of Optics and Physics

Website

Interests: experimental optical physics

Zhang, Yifan

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics & Astronomy
  • Year: Class of 2022
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Zhong, Jianhui

  • Professor of Imaging Sciences and Physics

Website

Interests: experimental biological physics

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Zou, Yangyuxin (Amy)

  • PhD Student
  • Entry Year:2017
  • Advisor: Professor Adam Frank
  • Research Group: Astrophysics

Zweifel, Jacob

  • Degree and Major: BS in Physics
  • Year: Class of 2023